As Ogun celebrated its 45th anniversary, Gov. Dapo Abiodun has said that Former Governors Ibikunle Amosun, Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba deserved commendation for transforming the state through various developmental achievement recorded during there tenure.
Abiodun stated this during a state -wide broadcast to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the state creation.
The governor noted that Osoba, a renowned journalist marked a remarkable achievement and opened a new chapter in the development of the state.
He noted that Osoba made a remarkable achievement in governance and also delivered democratic dividends to the people.
The governor also said that Daniel’s administration would be remembered for rapid industrialisation and economy developments particularly blazing the trail of the increase in Internally Generated Revenue.
He also commended Amosun, saying he approached the task of governance with determination and zeal to consolidate the gains of the past.
“Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, my immediate predecessor in office approach the task of governance with determination and zeal to consolidate the gains of the past and chat a course for further infrastructural development of the state.
“All of you once again on behalf of the people and government of Ogun state , I say thank you ,” he said.
The governor noted that the state had grown to become one of the most viable state in Nigeria
“We have grown our IGR to become the first among state rated along with us .
” We are the fastest growing investment and commercial designation , not only in Nigeria but in entire West African sub region attracting one of the highest foreign direct investment and local investment.
“I will deepened the legacies inherited from my predecessors ,” he said.
He appealed to the citizens to stay away from all forms of violence.
Abiodun called for more support, cooperation and prayers towards the continued development of the state .